Skip to main content
Weddings

Pricing information

Reception
$3,500 starting price
Ceremony
$1,000 starting price
Reception
$3,500 starting price

About

Chicago Union Station is a stunning historic wedding venue located in Chicago, Illinois. This one-of-a-kind, glamourous space is brimming with history, and perfect for those looking to celebrate their special day in a classic piece of American architecture. This iconic venue offers couples a number of stylish and elegant event spaces to celebrate a wedding of any size. Recent restorations have salvaged these rooms’ original feeling, while offering you all of the modern luxuries you require for your wedding day.

Facilities and Capacity

Chicago Union Station features a number of spectacular event spaces that will transport you and your loved ones to classic era in American history, blending the elegance of old-world grandeur with the excitement this new chapter of your love story.

The Burlington Room features a distinguished ornate ceiling, with breathtaking champagne colored Romanesque columns, and recently restored French block murals. This 4,350 square-foot room can hold 220 seated guests, or 350 guests standing.

The Founder’s Room offers couples vintage charm in a more intimate setting. While this once-barber shop has been recently refurbished, its history and character has been painstakingly preserved. This 988 square-foot room can hold 60 seated guests.

The Pennsylvania Room is a sleek and modern setting, perfect for cocktail parties and late-night gatherings. This event space offers street access from Canal Street, and can hold 60 seated guests, or 150 standing.

The Adams Street Balcony offers couples the ultimate urban setting. This 1,390 square-foot reception hall overlooks Union Station from the Adams Street entrance, and includes an outdoor patio for an indoor-outdoor feel. This impressive reception hall can host 180 seated guests, or 250 standing guests.

Services Offered

Chicago Union Station offers couples access to a number of professional, reliable wedding vendors. From caterers, to audio/visual services, florists, and valet services, Chicago Union Station’s impressive network of vendors will surely cover your wedding day needs.

History

Chicago Union Station was originally built in 1925 by famous architect and city planner, Daniel Burnham. The station and its many event spaces, including the Burlington Room, and the Founder’s Room, have experienced a series of careful, extensive restoration projects throughout the years - constructing a flawless bridge between old-world elegance, and contemporary luxury and style. The station has also been used as a film set for several classic Hollywood films, including “The Untouchables”, “My Best Friend’s Wedding”, and “Public Enemies”.

Location

Chicago Union Station is located in the heart of Chicago, Illinois, less than 30 minutes from Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport.

illustration popular

Venues you may like

See other venues that are popular with couples right now

Frequently asked questions

Do you have a site fee for wedding receptions at your venue?

Yes

What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during peak season?

$3,500

What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during off-peak season?

$3,500

Do you have a site fee for wedding ceremonies at your venue?

Yes

What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during peak season?

$1,000

What is the minimum number of guests required to book your venue?

10

How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?

5

Describe your venue:

Ballroom
Historic Building

What kind of settings are available?

Indoor

Which of the following wedding events does your venue service?

Ceremony
Reception

What event services do you offer?

Accommodations
Event Planner

What transportation and access is available?

Wheelchair Access
illustration question

Any other questions?

Message vendor

Reviews of Chicago Union Station

5.0 out of 5 rating
5.0 out of 5 rating
1 Review
100% recommend it
  • Quality of service
    5 out of 5 rating
  • Average response time
    5 out of 5 rating
  • Professionalism
    5 out of 5 rating
  • Value
    5 out of 5 rating
  • Flexibility
    5 out of 5 rating
Weddingwire
5.0/5 1 reviews
Google
4.2/5 2391 reviews
E
Elisabeth Sent on 04/24/2023
5 out of 5 rating

Lifetime Experience

Union Station - Adams Balcony - Was memorable of how we meet on the train and fulfill the best wedding experience. If your thinking of doing your wedding at this vendor, you wouldn’t be disappointed!
illustration message bubble

Are you interested?

Message vendor

Map

illustration visit

Would you like to visit?

Request a visit

Other vendors in Chicago for your wedding

Wedding Venues